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What Documents Do I Need When Applying for Medicare?

If you are approaching the time to enroll in Medicare, take the time to gather the documentation the agency requires. Medicare allows you to enroll online, by phone, or in person at a local Social Security office. The documentation needed will depend on whether you already receive Social Security benefits.

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Will My Income Affect My Medicare Premium?

Medicare has an “income-related monthly adjustment.” What does that mean to you? If you are a higher income earner, you will pay more for Medicare Part B, which covers doctor and outpatient care, and a range of other services. Essentially, if you are a higher-income earner, you will be required

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How to Improve and Strengthen Motor Skills

Aging affects the brain as well as the rest of the body. With advanced age comes a decline in sensorimotor function and control. This can affect gait, balance, fine motor control, and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Seniors who lose these abilities may not be able to

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Medicare Card

When you enroll in Medicare, you receive a red, white, and blue Medicare card. This is your main card for Medicare. Keep it safe, whether you have Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan. If you are already receiving Social Security benefits, you are automatically enrolled in Medicare, and your

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5 Common Misconceptions About Medicare

If you are newly eligible for Medicare and navigating the territory for the first time, you know how complicated the subject can be. Although there is an abundance of material out there, it is not always accurate and may only add to the confusion. The following are five common Medicare

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Is It Time for Long-Term Care?

Most people prefer to remain in their own homes as long as possible and may dread the idea of a nursing home – even though many long-term care facilities are excellent. If you notice changes in lifestyle, abilities, or personal care, it may be time to consider getting help.  What

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5 Fitness Tips to Improve Flexibility and Balance

Two of the most troubling effects of age are loss of physical flexibility and balance issues. While these changes may be natural, it doesn’t mean you can’t do something about it! We have assembled some fitness tips for seniors who need to improve flexibility and balance. Stretches Stretching exercises are

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